B.A. (Hons.) Mass Communication

Bachelor of Art (Hons.) in Mass Communication or BA (Hons.) Mass Communication is an undergraduate course that deals with the field of mass communication thus with the process of dispersing information to a large number of people. It is a three-year regular degree program, divided into 6 semesters that covers the full range of human experience of media—including affect, cognition, and behavior—in activities, events, theories, and practices. The mass communication degree at Baba Farid Institute of Technology is affiliated to HNB Garhwal Central University.

BA Mass Communication is a way of teaching and training information about the mass media in students on a very initial stage. It covers journalism, advertising, and other forms of media or communication such as interpersonal communication and organizational communication. Various mediums including radio, television, internet, social media, billboards, newspapers, magazines, and movies or videos, etc are part of the course of BA Mass Communication.

The Mass Communication course is not only limited to journalism but it deals with various other fields like news gathering and reporting, film direction and production, event management, public relations, advertising, corporate communication, and a lot more. Lately, the field of mass media and communication has evolved rapidly. Mass communication has evolved into an interactive concept that converges almost every aspect of human life. And therefore there is a lot of future scope for the students who have pursued mass communication.

Here at BFIT, we have a mass communication course outline which has been prepared with the objective firstly to provide students with a strong foundation in news media practices across different media secondly to promote the understanding of the role which media plays in our society, and last but not the least to promote the responsible media practices. The course structure at BFIT is as such that after completing the Bachelor of Mass Communication from here the student will be completely prepared to work in the industry and will be capable enough to select a field of their own choice.

BFIT advantage for students

BFIT which is one of the best BA mass communication colleges in Dehradun provides various opportunities to the students where they can enhance their research skills. Talking about the career opportunities after the Mass communication degree, there are endless numbers of jobs that you can apply for. It develops a well-rounded personality with the required skill and intelligence to excel in the future. Also, the following amenities are available:

  • Best-in-class college infrastructure
  • Alumni support and Subject matter experts
  • Periodic guest lectures from industry experts
  • College fests carnivals
  • Dedicated Clubs and associations to explore their hobbies
  • Sports and Track field events to keep students lively and fit.
  • The lush green campus in the lap of Himalayas

Guest lectures from industry leaders and alumni help students gauge the competitive environment. The necessary skills and insights in these sessions help students understand the industry needs and new trends that they require.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Students who have passed 10+2 or senior secondary examination with at least 40% Marks can join the BA (Hons.) Mass Communication Course
  • The students need to qualify for the written examination and personal interview conducted by the institute.
  • The selection will be based on merit.

CAREER SCOPE

There are many career prospects that a mass communications degree offers. But working in this field requires a set of skills like passion, drive, creativity, communication skills, confidence, critical thinking, ability to express ideas and thoughts, and many more. And if you consist of these skills there are various job avenues available which include-:

  • Copywriter
  • Journalism
  • Media planner
  • TV producer
  • Cameraperson
  • Copy editor
  • Public relations officer or PRO
  • Corporate communications
  • Event management

After a mass communication degree, you can also pursue other careers which involve networking skills such as:

  • Travel Agent
  • Placement Officer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Hotel Manager
  • Speechwriter
  • Lobbyist / Fundraiser
  • Market Researcher
  • Technical Writer

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JOB PROSPECTS

BA mass communication graduates can work in both the public and private sectors. The various employment areas or the platforms which the stream offers are:

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Books and Novels
  • Blogs
  • Broadcasting Corporations
  • Circulation and Public Relations
  • Journals
  • News Agencies
  • News Channels
  • Press Information Bureau
  • Photography Companies
  • TV Channels
  • Radio Telecasting Companies
  • AIR – All India Radio
  • Periodicals and Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Websites

There are also various government-owned channels and departments which provide jobs to mass communication graduates such as Doordarshan and All-India-Radio.

Salary trends

BA Mass communication is one such degree with a very vast scope in every creative domain.  A beginner holding a Mass communication degree can expect a salary between Rs. 25000 to Rs. 31000 every month. With experience and qualification, one can earn as much as Rs 80000 every month. Skilled professionals working in multinational companies can earn a handsome salary bracket.

With the Start-up scene flourishing there are many private digital platforms where there are job openings for various job profiles. One needs to be just proficient in whatever domain one has chosen- stories, entertainment, Radio, or completely digital media.

Fee applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of AIBFEE (B.A Mass Communication) will have to pay Rs 45,000/- annually.

BFiT Group of Institutions

On The basis of performance in AIBFEE (School of Arts & Journalism  – SAJ) :

The cut-off for each category will be announced along with the result of respective schedule. The scholarship details are as per the following table:

Course Fee (per year) Rs.45,000/-
Percentage Slab Detail
Scholarship amount  (per year) Fee Applicable after Scholarship (per year)
95% or above aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
Or
AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #1 cut-off
Rs.27000/- Rs.18000/-
90% – 94.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
Or
AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #2 cut-off
Rs.18000/ Rs.27000/-
80% – 89.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
Or
AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #3 cut-off
Rs.13500/- Rs.31500/-
70% – 79.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat Availability)
Or
AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank #4 cut-off
Rs.9000/- Rs.36000/-

A) Admission in Under Graduate Course- BA Mass Communication is based on Percentage of the XII standard / AIBFEE Exam / GD-PI.

PHASE – 1

 

i) EARLY ADMISSION: – Applicable from  28th Nov 2019 – 28th May 2020

Path C: Applicable from 28th Nov 2019 – 28th April 2020: – Scholarship based on the percentage in graduation.

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a) To Block/Reserve a seat, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank NAME- Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c No. 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER- BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER- BFIT A/C HOLDER- BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH BRANCH- Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC CODE -CNRB0001182

 

b) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail

c) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

d) Within a few minutes, you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation

 

Path D: Applicable from 28th April 2020 – 28th May 2020: –

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a) To Block/Reserve a seat, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank Name: Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c no: 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER-BFIT Account Holder: BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

b) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail.

c) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

d) Within a few minutes, you get Admission ID on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation

 

Path B : GD/PI : Applicable from 28th Nov 2019 – 28th April 2020

Interviews shall be conducted for all the Paths of Admission and Phases. The Interview shall be conducted in the following manner: –

– On-Campus Face-To-Face Interview & Group Discussion

– Face-To-Face Interview & Group Discussion in Offices Across the World

– Web One-On-One Interview & Web Conference.

– Telephonic Interview, etc.

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a) To Block/Reserve a slot, you have to pay Rs.1000/- (adjustable in registration fee & non- refundable) through any below

mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank Name: Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c no: 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER-BFIT Account Holder: BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

b) After scoring the minimum GD-PI cutoff for the selection process, you have to pay Rs.4000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non-

refundable) through any above mentioned modes.

c) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail.

d) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

e) Within a few minutes, you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation.

 

Path A: AIBFEE : – The exam shall be conducted online from – 28th February 2020 to 28th April 2020

Provisional Admission depends on merit basis available for all Courses. There are four options:

– Rank #1 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

– Rank #2 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

– Rank #3 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

– Rank #4 cut-off of AIBFEE score

a) To Block/Reserve a slot you can fill online allocation form.

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b) After receiving Login Credentials, take your exam 24 X 7 from home and your result shall be updated in 48 hours.

c) After scoring the minimum AIBFEE Rank, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned modes.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank Name: Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c no: 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER-BFIT Account Holder: BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

d) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail.

e) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

f) Within a few minutes, you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation.

PHASE – 2

 

Path E: From 28th May to 11th July 2020: Path E shall be announced subject to seat availability.

B) On the date of scheduled joining time the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc. shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

  • 8 passport size photographs.
  • TC & Migration Certificate.
  • Character certificate from the last school attended.
  • 10th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • Graduation mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • Aadhar Card
  • Domicile Certificate
  • 3 sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
  • Copies of extracurricular/sports or any other major achievement has done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

C) Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall granted final admission.

D) If any of the above-mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 25th July 2020.

Details Ist Year IInd Year IIIrd Year
Form Rs. 500/- NA NA
Registration Fee Rs. 3000/- NA NA
Campus Fee Rs. 7,500/- NA NA
Other Charges (Uniform, Lab practical, Seminar etc.) Rs. 11,500/- NA NA
Library Rs. 3000/- Rs. 3000/- Rs. 3000/-
Other Charges (ID card/Marathon/SMS etc.) Rs. 940/- NA NA
Medical Consultation Charges Rs. 800/- Rs. 800/- Rs. 800/-
Placements Rs.4,000/- NA Rs.4,000/-
Dissertation/Internship/Training Charges (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable)
University Exam Fee As per the University Norms As per the University Norms As per the University Norms
First Semester
Core Course C-1 Introduction to Journalism , Practical
Core Course C-2 Introduction to Media and Communication, Practical
AECC English/ MIL Communication
GE – 1 Print Journalism and Production
Second Semester
Core Course C–3 Reporting and Editing for Print, Practical
Core Course C – 4 Media and Cultural Study, Tutorial
AECC Environmental Science
GE – 2 Photography, Practical
Third Semester
Core Course C – 5 Introduction to Broadcast Media
Core Course C – 6 History of the Media, Tutorial
Core Course C – 7 Advertising and Public Relations, Practical
SEC – 1 Radio Production
GE – 3 Film Appreciation, Practical
Fourth Semester
Core Course C – 8 Introduction to New Media, Practical
Core Course C – 9 Development Communication, Tutorial
Core Course C – 10 Media Ethics and the Law
Sec – 2 Documentary Production
GE – 4 Multimedia Journalism, Practical
Fifth Semester
Core Course C – 11 Global Media and Politics, Tutorial
Core Course C – 12 Advanced Broadcast Media, Practical
DSE : Any two of the followings
DSE – 1 Media Industry and Management – I, Tutorial
And/or
Media Industry and Management – II
DSE – 2 Photography, Practical
DSE – 3 Media Gender and Human Rights, Tutorial
Sixth Semester
Core Course C – 13 Advanced New Media, Practical
Core Course C – 14 Communication Research and Methods, Practical
DSE : Any two of the following
DSE-4 Introduction to Film Studies, Tutorial
DSE-5 Development Journalism, Tutorial
DSE-6 Dissertation, Tutorial

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